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Tarango tantrum a lowlight the All England Club would soon like to forget

Oh, Mikhail, did you really think your graphite-laced tennis racket was going to take the brunt of the punishment after your self-inflicted skull-bashing? Well, it didn't, but it did get our man Joel Drucker to point out that this was not the only act of stupidity on recent years.

Updated: April 2, 2008, 7:43 PM ET
By Joel Drucker | Special to ESPN.com

It's rare to see a tennis player abuse himself to the point that he draws blood. But that's what happened earlier this week when Mikhail Youzhny hit himself so hard with his racket that he soon resembled a hockey player. Here's a look at five notable unintelligent moments in recent tennis history.

A Nation Sits In Silence: Wimbledon (2004) Karolina Sprem had won the first set of her second-round match versus Venus Williams, 7-6. The second set also reached 6-6. In the tiebreak, ...

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